I am delighted to welcome Cendrine Marrouat to Robbie’s Inspiration with her new Three-Act Play, In the Silence of Words.
You can read Day 1 of this tour here: Writing to be Read
Writing a play as a poet
In the western world, we struggle to talk about death and depression. The stigma around mental illness is still very real. Overall, we have quite an unhealthy relationship with what scares us.
A little while after releasing Short Poetry for Those Who Fear Death (2006), I received an email from a reader who stated that the book had saved their life. It was an incredible comment, and I was very happy to know that my poems had been instrumental in helping them feel better.
To me, the event confirmed something that I had always known. The uniqueness of the poetic language allows it to be used to tackle heavy topics…
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